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How to view, add, edit, remove PDF links using EdgePDF





Using EdgePDF, you can add, edit links inside a PDF document. With link, you can jump to other locations in the same PDF document, or to some website pages.




Create a PDF link using the Link tool



Choose Toolbar > Content Edit > Link Edit > Add Link button



The mouse pointer becomes a cross hair. Drag a rectangle where you need to add a link. This is the area where the new link is active.

In the Create Link dialog box, choose the settings for the link apperance.

Choose one of the two link actions:
a. Go to a page view. Use page content pane vertical scroll bar, to navigate to the target page, click button "Set Link"
b. Open a web page. Input the URL of the linked web page.



Edit a PDF link



You can edit an existing link using EdgePDF. You can change link action, delete it or resize the link active area.



Move or resize a link rectangle



1. Enter into "Edit Link Mode" (Toolbar > Content Edit > Link Edit > Edit Link Mode button)
2. Move the mouse pointer over the link active area.
3. Do one of the following:
a. To move the link area, draw the link area rectangle
b. To resize the link area, draw any corner point (total 8 corner points)



Change the appearance of a link



1. Enter into "Edit Link Mode" (Toolbar > Content Edit > Link Edit > Edit Link Mode button)
2. Mouse move over the link area, right click, choose the popup menu "Properties"
3. Update the appearance options.



Edit a PDF link action



1. Enter into "Edit Link Mode" (Toolbar > Content Edit > Link Edit > Edit Link Mode button)
2. Mouse move over the link area, right click, choose the popup menu "Properties"
3. Choose tab "Actions"



Delete a PDF link



1. Enter into "Edit Link Mode" (Toolbar > Content Edit > Link Edit > Edit Link Mode button)
2. Mouse move over the link area, right click, choose the popup menu "Delete"